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Ubuntu 13.10 resetting some settings

I own a Vaio SVE1512Y1E, after every single reboot, or suspend, some settings come back to their original status, those are: -Bluetooth. -Brigthness -Keyboard layout(even it says its in the right ...
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Secure Boot Failed - OS not Valid Ubuntu 13.04 Windows 8 Sony VAIO

This is an extension of this question: Failing to install Ubuntu 13.04 I have wiped the cobwebs out - i.e. I have realized that I wasn't following instructions properly. I will continue to try to ...
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DSDT seems OK still cannot control brightness?

In windows I can change brightness but in Ubuntu I am not able to. After looking here and there I thought why not get DSDT from windows and compare it with the one in Ubuntu so as to locate any errors ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 stucks after prepare step

I am trying to install ubuntu 13.10 amd64 on a sony vaio SVE14AFBB with windows 7 and uefi system. I could mount the windows and sony system partitions on trying ubuntu. But when I go to installion is ...
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Where do I find drivers for sony vaio FIT15E

No sound is coming from my speakers but it works with headphones in so I'm guessing I need to find some drivers somewhere? I can't find them. Also the touch screen doesn't work very well, it doesn't ...
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Sony Vaio VPCEA25FG overheating with ubuntu

I am using a 'Sony Vaio VPCEA25FG' laptop, which is overheating quickly, when i work in ubuntu, but if i switch to windows 8 then it works nicely. My laptop is with ATI RADEON graphics card. My ...
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High temperatures on notebook with nvidia graphics

I've installed ubuntu 13.10 RC and now I'm experiencing some high temperatures (I experienced this on 13.04 as well). The temps are higher with 10-15C than their equivalents on windows. My notebook is ...
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how to activate aceleration in sony vaio vgn-n330fh

is it a way to activate additional driver to make compiz to work? thanx I think I have Intel Mobile graphics family. Regards
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 installer stopped on activation (wlan0) stage 4 of 5 (ipv6 configure timeout)

I have Sony Vaio laptop with Windows 8 preinstalled. I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 alongside Windows 8. I have made the bootable flash drive and ran Ubuntu live from it. I clicked on the ...
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Another preinstalled windows 8(sony vaio), I have no idea what to do next.

I recently bought a laptop with preinstalled windows 8. Did a clean install via the installation manager at first and got it to work. Then there was an issue when I tried the ati proprietary drivers ...
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Trouble Adjusting the Brightness for Sony Vaio (Ubuntu 12.04)

Hi I seemed to run into a problem regarding the lighting for Ubuntu 12.04 on my Sony Vaio (VPC-CW2FGX/B). I used to be able to adjust the brightness when I first installed Ubuntu, but when I installed ...
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Ubuntu on new SONY Vaio laptop SVF142C29M

I have installed on my son's new laptop SONY Vaio laptop SVF142C29M (instead of Windows 8) and we are very pleased. Congratulations to all who develop this excellent OS.My son loves it! However, ...
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Unable to change brightness on Sony EH18FA

I couldn't change brightness of my Sony EH18FA laptop with Ubuntu 13.04. My laptop has Nvidia Geforce 410M GPU. I am using Ubuntu 13.04 along with Windows 7 Home Basic. The brightness can't be ...
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KERNEL PANIC VAIO S13 ---Keybord & touchpad not work

I downloaded and saved from the official website ubuntu 12.04 lts, first I tried it on my tower and I tried it smoothly and then install it, today I tried it on my SONY VAIO what I have done has been ...
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Another Sony VAIO question

I have an issue that is similar to others already addressed in this forum so forgive me if it sounds like a repeat question. I've tried the solutions offered in other threads with little success, so ...
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Turn off NFC in Saucy/Raring [duplicate]

I am having a "Sony Vaio Pro 13" with integrated NFC Chip. Unfortunately I cannot turn NFC off in the BIOS. I want now to turn it off in Ubuntu for saving power and extend battery life. When I place ...
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Ubuntu Server on VAIO VGN-FW11E Fan Troubles

Okay, there are several Postings to this topic but they are Not answering my Problem. I installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 on my Laptop without GUI. I checked CPU governor which is ondemand and Keeps the ...
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Laptop is running hot!

I have a sony VPCEH15EN laptop with ubuntu 12.04 installed. My laptop runs normally in windows but it is running hot in ubuntu. I have installed jupiter and tlp also.Jupiter shows that temperature ...
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How can I enable keyboard backlight on sony vaio pro with ubuntu 13.10

How can I enable keyboard backlight on Sony Vaio pro with Ubuntu 13.10? I have already tried setting the bit in /sys/devices/platform/sony-laptop/kbd_backlight with echo 1 | sudo tee ...
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Ubuntu 13.04/13.10 on Sony Vaio Fit 15 SVF15A1C5E

I am planning on buying this laptop: Sony Vaio Fit 15 (SVF15A1C5E) with very high-end specs: Intel® CoreTM i7-3537U, 2 GHz, 39.5cm LED 1920 x 1080 +webcam, NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 735M 2 GB, 512 GB ...
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Drivers Wirless and audio undetected Sony Vaio SVF142C29U

I installed ubuntu 12.04 x64 in my notebook Sony Vaio SVF142C29U and the wireless and audio drivers is not detected somebody know to do??? Thanks
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HDMI output in Sony Vaio Pro 13

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 in my laptop Sony Vaio Pro 13. This computer has an HDMI port and I've connected a VGA monitor using a HDMI/VGA converter that comes included in the laptop's package. ...
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Sony vaio vpc-z1 operating system not found

I have a Sony Z1 laptop signature series that is saying operating system not found When I try to start up the computer. On start up I pressed the F3 button and it shows the Samsung SSDs as error ...
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Audio not working on Sony Vaio Pro 13. HDA Intel PCH. Ubuntu 12.04

I've tried unmuting alsamixer, updating alsa, and force stopping pulseaudio. So far I can't figure it out. ~$ lspci -nn|egrep 'ultimedia|udio|sound|AC97|ac97|EMU' 00:1b.0 Audio device [0403]: Intel ...
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Disable keyboard backlight on Sony Vaio S series (2012) (Ubuntu 13.04)

Basically I'd like to disable the keyboard backlight which at the moment is always on, on my Sony Vaio S15 (2012 series). I've read a few responses in the past which want me to look for the ...
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Sony Vaio Pcg Black screen after Installation? [duplicate]

Hello i will try Ubuntu 12.04.3 on the laptop of my girlfriend with the Usb-Stick it works great but when i restart the Laptop after installing it becomes a blackscreen, then i go to the Bootoptions ...
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Ubuntu Overheating on my laptop! [duplicate]

Alright, so I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on A SVE14A290X. I've got an 17, 8Gb RAM, Two HDD's, and a 2Gb AMD Raedon HD 7670m Graphics card. For some reason, Ubuntu runs extremely hot, and I'm not sure what ...
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Installation of Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 8 on Sony Vaio SVF15218SN

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 8 on my Sony Vaio SVF15218SN laptop, but I am unable to boot Ubuntu. I disabled the Secure Boot option. Please suggest some solutions.
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Does Ubuntu have support for Sony vaio pro series

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 on a Sony Vaio Pro 13. The keyboard layout (US_en) is completely wrong. If I press "i" for example, "5" appears. Wi-Fi on the other hand is also broken as it's not ...
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Install help on sony vaio e series vpceh28fn needed

I was trying to install Ubuntu 12.4 LTS on Sony Vaio e series vpceh28fn laptop. I've been using Ubuntu for 2 years and I’ve done at least 12 installations, usually I press F11 and select my live USB ...
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Can't disable backlit keyboard on Sony Viao, Ubuntu 13.04, 64bit

I need to turn off the backlit keyboard on my Sony Viao, with 64 bit Ubuntu 13.04. I'm prone to migraines, and the lights really bother my eyes. I've ried several posted solutions, none work. ...
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PC-Mobile Internet connection

I've recently installed ubuntu 12.04 in my new Sony Vaio laptop.I now want to connect my mobile internet to laptop. My mobile is Nokia 603 and I use Tata Docomo 3G internet. How do I connect my mobile ...
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installation on sony vaio z1ra laptop

Trying to install Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 on a Sony Vaio laptop - model PCG-Z1RA. Does not allow install from disk. Says that there are features missing in the CPU for this kernel. The CPU is a ...
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Bluetooth not working properly on ubuntu

When I turn on my bluetooth in ubuntu 12.04 it does not show any options for discovering devices or any bluetooth functions. What should I do to show these options? As you can see even though ...
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Combining two laptops to increase memory

I have two laptops with the following specs and I want to connect them to increase memory so that I can increase the performance of the scientific calculations that I need to do at home. HP Pavilion ...
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ubuntu 13.04 issues with screen and suspend

I installed ubuntu 13.04 yesterday on my sony vaio vpceg18fg(http://www.sony-asia.com/product/vpceg18fg). There are two problems. 1) I cannot increase/decrease screen brightness 2) after waking from ...
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Install Ubuntu 13.04 on Sony Vaio E Series SVE14125CNB [duplicate]

Please help me to install Ubuntu 13.04 in a dual boot setup with Windows 8 on my Sony Vaio E Series SVE14125CNB laptop. When I try to install Ubuntu, after the installation is finished, the system ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 installation on Sony Vaio VGN-UX390N - monitor blank on right, vertical lines on left

I recently installed 12.04 onto this little Sony, taking everything but the small recovery partition for its original Vista OS, and everything went well. Yesterday, I noticed when I turned it on, ...
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Sony vaio fit with ubuntu 12.04, sound missing

The speakers in my Sony Vaio Fit SVF15A1C5E don't work, while headphones do. lspci -nn|egrep 'ultimedia|udio|sound|AC97|ac97|EMU': 00:1b.0 Audio device [0403]: Intel Corporation Panther Point High ...
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Wireless disabled by hardware switch, how can I solve this? [duplicate]

I have Sony Vaio VPCEH3AEA and my WiFi button is disabled so I wanted the code to enable connecting by terminal instead of using wire network. My problem is that the WiFi switch isn't working, almost ...
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wifi on Ubuntu 13.04 for nexus 4 on Sony Vaio laptop with Kernel driver in use iwl4965

I just recently purchased a Nexus 4 phone. I already have an iPhone and the same is working perfectly with my Ubuntu 13.04 wifi hotspot created on Sony Vaio laptop. On searching a lot I found that ...
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Would 12.04 work well on my VAIO with single core 1.86GHz Centrino and 1GB RAM? [closed]

Used to run on 10.04, dualbooted. Hard drive got replaced and now I have a blank piece of paper to work with. What system do you recommend? My laptop: Sony VAIO VGN-FJ270 CPU: 1.86 GHz Pentium M ...
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SONY VPCEH26EN backlight not working with ubuntu

My sony vaio is not responding to the backlight control keys fn + f6 and f5 . Kindly give some solution .It is very important for me to get this.I have tried google but now my slide bar and fn key ...
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Sony Vaio SVF1521C5E sound problem with Ubuntu 12.04

I have a problem on my Sony Vaio Fit 15 E (SVF1521C5E) running Ubuntu 12.04.02 x64. In particular I can't hear any sound from my speakers. I have no problem to listen with the headphones. My hardware ...
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Can't install Ubuntu on VAIO T13 (Window 7)

I've tried to install Ubuntu on my VAIO T13 (Ivy Bridge) Windows 7 laptop using windows installer but it doesn't work. After the system restarts, it said that I don't have the root folder and advised ...
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Sony T Series Ubuntu Installation

I'd like to install Ubuntu 12.10 to my Sony Vaio laptop (Sony T Series, w/o dvd) I made a bootable usb or I tried to use external dvd reader via usb port. In each method, I can not see a partition or ...
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suspend in ubuntu 12.04 doesn't work correctly

After click the "suspend" in ubuntu 12.04 laptop screen turns black, but does not turn off. Notebook cooler continues to work, the LEDs on the connected USB flash drives are still lit. What to do? ...
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ati mobility radeon x2300 diver for sony vaio

Is there ATI Mobility Radeon X2300 driver for my ubuntu 12.04 (notebook sony vaio vgn-cr31sr)?
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how to properly allocate partition space

I want to dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 7 on a Sony Vaio notebook. When the option comes up to drag the divider left or right for setting the partition size, it does not specify which would ...
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Laptop Battery Issues

I have an older laptop (Sony Vaio VGN-C140G) which I converted from Windows XP to Ubuntu. I had originally installed 12.04, upgraded to 12.10, and am now running 13.04. Under none of these versions ...